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The University of Alberta (U of A) is a public research university located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Founded in 1908 by Alexander Cameron Rutherford, the first premier of Alberta and Henry Marshall Tory, its first president, it is widely recognized as one of the best universities in Canada.
The main campus covers 50 city blocks with over 90 buildings directly across the North Saskatchewan River from downtown Edmonton.
The University of Alberta library system, received a tremendous boost with the opening of the Rutherford Library in May 1951, and now has one of the largest research libraries systems in Canada. As of 2004, according to the Association of Research Libraries, the library system is the second-largest, by the number of volumes held, among all Canadian universities, after the University of Toronto Library

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A collection of publications dating back to the early 17th century that are about Canada, or written and published by Canadians, scanned from microfiche. The full set of metadata records for this collection can be downloaded from:  https://doi.org/10.7939/DVN/10710 The CIHM Monograph Collection represents an important part of our national story. It is a collection of publications dating back to the early 17th century that are about Canada, or written and published by Canadians. To...
Topic: University of Alberta - The CIHM Monograph Collection
Government of Alberta Publications Collection
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This collection contains government publications created by the Government of Alberta’s ministries and agencies. Documents from most ministries and agencies are included, however the collection heavily features content related to education (Alberta Education, Alberta Learning, Student Evaluation Branch, etc.) as well as resources and the environment. Note: this is not an inclusive collection of all departmental publications produced. Current Government of Alberta publications can be found...
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Print versions of this unique collection of Alberta Education curriculum guides and programs of study are housed in the Curriculum Historical Collection at the H.T. Coutts Education and Physical Education Library . These resources are of interest to researchers in all programs in the Faculty of Education. Digitization of these items now enables many more researchers to search and obtain access to these historical documents. Search University of Alberta Education Guides:
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Print versions of this unique collection of textbooks that were approved for use in Alberta schools are housed in the Curriculum Historical Collection at the H.T. Coutts Education and Physical Education Library . Digitization of these items now enables many more researchers to search and obtain access to these historical documents. Also of interest is the digitized curriculum guides collection .
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The Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies (CIUS) is a prominent centre of Ukrainian studies outside Ukraine and an integral part of the Faculty of Arts at the University of Alberta. Founded in 1976, it provides an institutional home for Ukrainian scholarship in Canada. CIUS is dedicated to the development of Ukrainian studies in Canada and supports such studies internationally. CIUS consists of a number of centres, programs, and projects whose activities range from research to publishing,...
Alberta Homestead Records
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Under the Dominion Lands Act, once Crown land had been surveyed and officially declared available for settlement, individuals could apply to homestead a quarter section (160 acres) of their choice. Then, after paying a $10 filing fee and 'proving up' their homestead claim (occupying the land for at least three years and performing certain improvements, including building a house and barn, fencing, breaking and cropping a portion of the land), the homesteader could apply for patent (title) to...
Page de titre additionnelle en anglais; introd. et texte en anglais et en français
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Topics: Linguistique mathématique, Mathematical linguistics
University of Alberta - Theses and Dissertations
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2,071
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40,809
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This collection contains theses and dissertations of graduate students of the University of Alberta.
Administrative History of Technocracy Inc.
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29,597
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Technocracy is a uniquely North American movement which had its inception in 1919 in New York City. It was founded by Howard Scott, an American engineer, who along with a number of other scientists and engineers, impressed by the results of the mobilization of resources and production during the First World War, organized a group known as the Technical Alliance. The Technical Alliance proposed to study the working of the entire social system, and elected Howard Scott to serve as Chief Engineer....
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The Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies Research Reports
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The Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies - Journal of Ukrainian Studies
Books to Borrow
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University of Alberta copy in the Bryan-Gruhn collection
Topic: English
University of Alberta Libraries - The CIHM Monograph Collection
by Colonial and Indian Exhibition (1886 : London, England)
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favorite 3
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Filmed from a copy of the original publication held by the National Library of Canada
Topics: Exhibitions, Expositions
Wiedrick Historical Education Curriculum Collection - Textbooks
by Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961
texts
eye 17,235
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23 38 41 43
Topic: English
Added t.-p. in Ukrainian: Kyshenkovy ukrains'ko-anhliis'ky i anhliis' ky-ukrains'ko slovarets'
Topics: Ukrainian language, English language, Ukrainien (Langue), Anglais (Langue)
Filmed from a copy of the original publication held by the Bibliothèque nationale du Québec
Topics: Peninsular War, 1807-1814, Guerre péninsulaire, 1807-1814
"Vol. II."
Topics: Toronto Public Library, Toronto Public Library, Library catalogs, Catalogues de bibliothèques
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Access-Restricted Collection
University of Alberta Libraries - The CIHM Monograph Collection
by Brown, George S. (George Stayley)
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Includes considerable genealogical material
World communism in the 20th century
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599
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13,047
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A collection of pamphlets.
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The Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies Books
Filmed from a copy of the original publication held by the Library of the Public Archives of Canada
Topics: Mosher family, Mosher (Famille), Genealogy, Généalogie
Vol I
Topics: Toronto Public Library, Toronto Public Library, Library catalogs, Catalogues de bibliothèques
Includes index
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Topics: Crocheting, Knitting, Travaux au crochet, Tricot
"Volume 3."
Topics: Toronto Public Library, Toronto Public Library, Library catalogs, Catalogues de bibliothèques
Filmed from a copy of the original publication held by the Library of the Public Archives of Canada
Topics: English language, Anglais (Langue)
University of Alberta Libraries - The CIHM Monograph Collection
by University of Toronto
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Filmed from a copy of the original publication held by the University of Toronto, Archives
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Topics: University of Toronto, University of Toronto, Universities and colleges, Universités
Filmed from a copy of the original publication held by the National Library of Canada
Topics: Commerce, Commerce, St. John's (Nfld.) -- Directories, St. John's (Terre-Neuve) -- Répertoires
Vol. 1
Topics: United Empire Loyalists, United Empire Loyalists
"Vol. XXIII."
Topics: Almanacs, Canadian, Almanacs, Canadian, Almanachs canadien, Almanachs canadiens
University of Alberta Libraries - The CIHM Monograph Collection
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Columbus' Journal translated from the original Spanish
Topics: Voyages and travels, Explorers, Discoveries (in geography), Voyages, Explorateurs, Découvertes...
Preface in French and English
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Tables
Topics: Fordyce family, Fordyce (Famille), Genealogy, Genealogists, Généalogie, Généalogistes
"With ... pages relating to the Cilley, Clark, Hodgdon, Jones, Merrill, and Norris families."
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Topics: Sinclair family, Sinclair (Famille), Genealogy, Généalogie
Government of Alberta Publications Collection
by Alberta. Alberta Family and Social Services
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Title from cover
Topics: Supplemental security income program, People with disabilities, People with disabilities, Social...
Filmed from a copy of the original publication held by the Library Division, Provincial Archives of British Columbia
University of Alberta Libraries - The CIHM Monograph Collection
by Colonial and Indian Exhibition (1886 : London, England)
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Includes advertising matter
Topics: Colonial and Indian Exhibition (1886 : London, England), Colonial and Indian Exhibition (1886 :...
University of Alberta Libraries Education Curriculum Guides
by Alberta. Curriculum Branch
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Cover title
Topics: Home economics, Clothing and dress, Home economics
Books to Borrow
by Forbes, Esther; Ward, Lynd, 1905-1985
texts
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favorite 7
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23 38 41
Topic: English
Filmed from a copy of the original publication held by the Seminary of Québec, Library
Topics: French language, English language, Français (Langue), Anglais (Langue)
Filmed from a copy of the original publication held by the National Library of Canada
Topics: Ontario -- History 19th century, Quinte, Bay of (Ont.), Ontario -- Histoire 19e siècle, Quinte,...
Part of a CIHM set. For individual microfiches in this set see CIHM microfiche nos. 05792-05794
Topics: Fordyce family, Fordyce (Famille), Genealogy, Genealogists, Généalogie, Généalogistes
Title from page 67
Includes advertising matter
University of Ottawa
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Comprend du texte en anglais
Topics: Notaires, Notaires, Juridiction gracieuse, Notaries, Notaries, Non-contentious jurisdiction
Title from page 13
"Esta obra contiene la historia, causas, síntomas y medios ..."
Topics: Medicine, Tropical medicine, Médecine, Médecine tropicale
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The Nosotros television programme has existed in Edmonton, Alberta (Canada) since 1982 and has been broadcasting hour-long shows on Shaw Television. The programme, founded by Lito Azócar, represents the views, history and memory of local Latin American communities in Alberta. In keeping with its collection and preservation mandate, the University of Alberta Libraries have recently digitized, with the help of the University of Alberta's Arts Resource Centre, 239 Nosotros videos (from 1982 to...
University of Alberta Libraries - The CIHM Monograph Collection
by Grand Trunk Railway Company of Canada
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"October, 1875."
Topics: Railroads, Chemins de fer
"Published for the family."
Topics: Dorland family, Dorland (Famille)
University of Alberta Libraries Education Curriculum Guides
by Alberta. Alberta Education. Direction de l'éducation française
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favorite 2
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Includes bibliographical references and appendices
Topics: French language, French language, French language
Some plates accompanied by guard sheet with descriptive letterpress
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Topics: Freemasons, Francs-maçons
Title from page [13]
Preface dated London, 1867
Topics: English language, English language, Anglais (Langue), Anglais (Langue)
University of Ottawa
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favorite 2
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Tables
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Propriété immobilière, Propriété, Real property, Property
University of Alberta Libraries - The CIHM Monograph Collection
by Baraga, Frederic, 1797-1868; Lacombe, Albert, 1827-1916
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"Let foreign nations..."
Topics: Ojibwa language, English language, Ojibwa (Langue), Anglais (Langue)
Cover title
Topics: Geography, Géographie
Title from page 61
Includes some text in various languages
Topics: Grammar, Comparative and general, Grammaire comparée et générale
Vol. 1
Topics: United Empire Loyalists, United Empire Loyalists
Attributed to: Henry Harisse --Encyclopedia Americana
Topics: Rare books, Bibliographie
"Of most disastrous chances ..."
Topics: Great Britain. Army. Corps of Royal Engineers, Great Britain. Army, Great Britain, Grande-Bretagne....
University of Alberta Libraries - The CIHM Monograph Collection
by Baird, Charles W. (Charles Washington), 1828-1887
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Comprend des références bibliographiques
Topics: Huguenots, Huguenots, Huguenots, Huguenots
Title from page 81
"First year of publication."
Title from page 69
Tables
Topics: Hardware, Hardware stores, Quincaillerie, Quincailleries
University of Alberta Libraries - The CIHM Monograph Collection
by Baillairgé, Charles, 1827-1906
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Filmed from a copy of the original publication held by the National Library of Canada
Topics: English language -- Homonyms, Anglais (Langue) -- Homonymes
Advertising matter included in paging
Topics: Businessmen, Hommes d'affaires
Title from page 17
University of Alberta Libraries - The CIHM Monograph Collection
by Brinley, George, 1817-1875; Fletcher, William I. (William Isaac), 1844-1917; Trumbull, J. Hammond (James Hammond), 1821-1897
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"Alphabetical index to the entire catalogue [Part I-V] compiled by William I. Fletcher"--Pref
Topics: Books, Livres
Includes index
Topics: Scotch Presbyterian Church (Montréal, Québec), Scotch Presbyterian Church (Montréal, Québec)
Cover title
Topics: Almanacs, Canadian, Almanachs canadiens
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The Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies Newsletters
Attributed to Henry Cook Todd--National Union Catalog pre-1956 imprints